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Geocaching tour launches in Washington County

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The first GeoTour in Texas has been launched and consists of 26 caches placed throughout Brenham and Washington County. What’s fun about geocaching is that anyone can play along and it is nearly free to get started!

Geocaching started in 2000 when an Oregon man decided to test the accuracy of GPS signals after the blocking technology was removed. He placed a bucket holding various items, including a logbook, in the woods and figured out the coordinates of the hidden location using a handheld GPS device. He then posted those coordinates on an online newsgroup. Three days later the bucket had been found by two different people. Intrigued by the concept, the finders started hiding containers and telling others, and “geocaching” was born.

To start caching the Birthplace of Texas GeoTour, players have to register for a geocaching name. They will also need a passport obtained either online or at the Brenham/Washington County Visitor Center at 115 West Main St. As players find each cache, they sign the log, record the code letter found in the container on their passport, and put the container back as they found it. The GeoTour is designed for cachers to earn points by caching, dining, sleeping, and shopping throughout Washington County. Once they find all the caches or collect sufficient points, they turn in the passport for a prize!

Complete GeoTour information and passports are available at or by calling 1-800-959-3312.

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